Pets

Furry Friend Finder (Credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Johnny And Leonardo

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Diane Macedo and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Johnny and Leonardo, who are looking for homes.

06/01/2014

Sasha the cat. Available during Maddie's Pet Adoption Days from Zani's Furry Friends. (Photo credit: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days Offers Thousands of Pets For Free This Weekend To Qualified Adopters

This weekend, thousands of animals will be available for free to qualified adopters from more than 90 New York City area rescue groups and shelters.

05/31/2014

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Keeping Your Pets Safe In The Summer Sun

Spring and summer can seem like the perfect time for your pets to enjoy the great outdoors, but just like with people, it’s important that your pet stays safe while outside having fun in the sun.

05/27/2014

A photo of Pedro Rosario, owner of NYC's Top Dog, appears on the animal shelter's website. (Credit: NYCsTopDog.com)

‘Desperate Time’ For Cash-Strapped Bronx Animal Shelter

A no-kill Bronx animal shelter may have to close if more donations don’t start pouring in soon, putting dozens of animals’ lives at risk, its owner said.

05/25/2014

Louie, Ollie and Thyme were stolen from the Friends of Freddie Pet Rescue on May 19, 2014, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 3 Sick Dogs Stolen From Long Island Pet Rescue

Police are looking for three sick dogs snatched from a Long Island pet rescue this week and the thief or thieves who took them.

05/22/2014

Quattro suffered severe head damage and two broken legs and had to have an eye removed. He later died. (credit: Facebook)

Pet Rescuer, Police Look To Honor Teen Who Stopped Cat Torture

A cat rescuer and police want to honor a 14-year-old boy who stepped in as a group of children and tortured a cat in Paterson and then brought the cat home in an effort to save it.

05/21/2014

Furry Friend Finder (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Kaitlyn And Lola Belle

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Diane Macedo and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Kaitlyn and Lola Belle, who are looking for homes.

05/18/2014

Christoper Nadareski tags one of the falcons born atop Nassau University Medical Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Falcons Tagged For Tracking After Birth Atop Nassau University Medical Center

State wildlife biologist Christopher Nadareski wasn’t taking any chances when he cautiously removed two baby falcon chicks from an improbable nest 17-stories above the street on top of the Nassau University Medical Center.

05/14/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers Climbs To $25,000

The cats were found last month in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace. Tests on three bodies showed they had been killed with blows to the head. Some cats had been dead about a year, some just three days.

05/13/2014

Scott and Lori Gellatly (image via Facebook, modified by CBSNewYork.com)

Donations Sought For Dog Struck In Fatal Oxford, Conn. Shooting

According to police, the dog was shot once after she lunged at Scott Gellatly, 46, as allegedly opened fire on his wife and mother-in-law on May 7.

05/12/2014

Furry Friend Finder (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Beauty And Harley

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Beauty and Harley, who are looking for homes.

05/11/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse Registry

Gary Rogers with the Nassau SPCA said in the case of Miss Harper – the pit bull mix that had her leg and ears cut off – those charged were convicted of abusing another dog before that incident.

05/07/2014

Furry Friend Finder

Furry Friend Finder: Michael And Jo-Dee

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Michael and Jo-Dee, who are looking for homes.

05/04/2014

Baxter, a 7-year-old Domestic Shorthair whose owners surrendered him to AC&C when they could no longer care for him. Loves to “talk”; friendly with everyone. (Photo Credit: Frankie's Fund)

‘Strictly Seniors’ Cat Adoption Event Gives Older Cats Second Chance

by Susan Richard New York (CBSNewYork) An owner dies, goes into a nursing home, or gets evicted. A roommate is allergic, or someone has to move out of the country. There are many reasons why […]

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FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse Carriage Driver’s Union Backs Compromise To Keep Horses In Central Park

Some newspaper editorials and at least one New York City Councilman have proposed a compromise of stabling the horses in Central Park so they never have to cross paths with a car.

04/30/2014

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Adoptapalooza

New York (1010 WINS) 1010WINS and Fresh 102.7 are the official radio stations for Adoptapalooza 2012 presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals, Saturday, May 19 from 11 to 4 in Washington Square […]

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